Running Hadrian’s Wall Path – Chollerford to Greenhead

May 3, 2019

By Laura Cummings I have never done a multi-day running trip before. Since starting at Contours two years ago, it’s something I’ve …

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Five key tips to improve your training

April 15, 2019

By Neil Cooper When talking to runners and cyclists, I often hear same types of complaints: Why can’t I get any faster? …

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The Contours Team Hit the Trails

March 11, 2019

This month has been very exciting for me, as I managed to convince three Contours team members to get out running and …

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The benefits of short break running holidays

January 3, 2019

By Laura Cummings It can be really exciting to discover new ways of challenging yourself with your running. I spend a lot …

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Reflecting on My Running Year

December 5, 2018

By Laura Cummings 2018 has definitely been my most successful running year to date. I have participated in various events and pushed …

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Find Your Running Inspiration

November 21, 2018

By Laura Cummings Now is the perfect time of year for cosy nights in, when perhaps your evening running regime has slowed …

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Cracking Views on the Cumbria Way

November 6, 2018

by Steph Scott With thoughts of a new race in mind, I set out to explore the Cumbria Way with an ultra-running …

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Tissington Trail Half Marathon 2018

October 15, 2018

By Laura Cummings There has not been one race I’ve taken part in that I haven’t enjoyed, but some are on another …

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Leave No Trace – Eco-Friendly Running Tips

September 25, 2018

By Laura Cummings The pull of a trail run is arguably the natural beauty of the scenery – the wild environments, nature …

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Running for Peace of Mind

August 13, 2018

By Laura Cummings For a lot of people, running is a form of escape from the everyday business that fills our lives. …

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